Books & Articles
Dr. Holinger is a prolific author. His expertise encompasses not only child development, child behavior, and parenting, but a wide range of other psychoanalytic, psychiatric, and medical issues.
Affect Imagery Consciousness. Volume III. The Negative Affects: Anger and Fear by Silvan S. Tomkins: New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1991, pages 1-73.
Emotional Intelligence by Golman, Daniel (1995). New York: Bantam Books.
Pastoral Care of Severe Emotional Disorders: Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment, by Paul C. Holinger. Irvington Publishers, Inc.
Suicide and Homicide Among Adolescents by Paul C. Holinger, Dan Offer, James T. Barter, and Carl C. Bell. The Guilford Press.
Violent Deaths in the United States: An Epidemiologic Study of Suicide, Homicide, and Accidents, by Paul C. Holinger. The Guilford Press.
Video Game Play and Addiction: A Guide for Parents by Kourosh Dini, M.D.:
Winner of the Mom’s Choice Award and Winner of the Gold National Parenting Publication Award.
What Babies Say Before They Can Talk: The Nine Signals Infants Use to Express Their Feelings, by Paul C. Holinger. Simon and Schuster.
The Interpersonal World of the Infant. By Daniel Stern, MD. New York: Basic Books, 1985.
Your Inner Fish: A Journey Into The 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body. By Neil Shubin. New York: Pantheon Books, 2008.
Shame and Pride: Affect, Sex, and the Birth of The Self. by Donald L. Nathanson. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters
Benedek, Therese (1959). Parenthood as a Developmental Phase.Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA) 7: 389-417.
Dobbs, David. “Beautiful Brains” by National Geographic, October 2011, pages 36-57.
Katan, Anny: Some thoughts about the role of verbalization in early childhood. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child 16: 184-185, 1961.
Holinger, Paul C.: Small steps. American Journal of Psychiatry 167:752-3, 2010, 2010.
Holinger, Paul C.: Winnicott, Tomkins, and the psychology of affect. Clinical Social Work Journal 37:155-162, 2009.
Holinger, Paul C.: Further issues in the psychology of affect and motivation: A developmental perspective. Psychoanalytic Psychology 25: 425-442, 2008.
Holinger, Paul C.: Early intervention and prevention of psychopathology: The potential role of affect. Clinical Social Work Journal 28:23-41, 2000.
Holinger, Paul C.: Noninterpretive interventions in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy: A development perspective. Psychoanalytic Psychology 16:233-253, 1999.
Holinger, Paul C.: The problem of suicide throughout the course of life. In The Course of Life. Volume V: Early Adulthood (S. Greenspan and G. Pollock, editors). Madison, CT: International Universities Press, 1993, pp. 311-334.
Holinger, Paul C.: Suicidal thoughts: Spiritual issue or mental illness? In Clergy Response to Suicidal Persons And Their Family Members (D.C. Clark, ed.), Chicago: Exploration Press, 1993, pp. 159-166.
Holinger, Paul C., and Lester, David: Suicide, homicide, and demographic shifts: An epidemiologic study of regional and national trends. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 179:574-575, 1991
Holinger, Paul C.: The causes, impact, and preventability of childhood injuries in the United States: Childhood suicide in the United States. American Journal of Diseases of Children 144:670-676, 1990.
Holinger, Paul C.: Suicide and violent death: Longitudinal studies. In Current Concepts of Suicide (D. Lester, ed.), Philadelphia, The Charles Press Publishers, 1990, pp. 29-39.
Holinger, Paul C.: The impact of developmental psychology and infant research on psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Directions in Psychiatry 10(23): 1-8, 1990.
Doege, Theodore C., and Holinger, Paul C.: Understanding and preventing injuries. American Family Physician 42:680-686, 1990.
Holinger, Paul C. and Westberg, Granger E.: The parish pastor’s finest hour — revisited. Journal of Religion and Health 14:14-21, 1975.
Holinger, Paul C.: Suicide in adolescence. American Journal of Psychiatry 134:1433-1434, 1977.
Holinger, Paul C.: Adolescent suicide: An epidemiological study of recent trends. American Journal of Psychiatry 135:754-756, 1978.
Holinger, Paul C.; Reichert, Timothy J.; Holinger, Lauren D.; and Holinger, Paul H.: Respiratory obstruction and apnea in infants and bilateral vocal cord paralysis, meningomyelocele, hydrocephalus, and Arnold-Chiari malformation. Journal of Pediatrics 92:368-373, 1978.
Holinger, Paul C.: General perspectives on suicide in adolescence. Medicine et Hygiene 37:2370-2373, 1979.
Holinger, Paul C.: Violent deaths among the young: An epidemiological study of recent trends in suicide, homicide, and accidents. American Journal of Psychiatry 136:1144-1147, 1979.
Holinger, Paul C.: The severely emotionally distressed: A conceptual framework and potential roles for clergy and church. Pastoral Psychology 27:236-250, 1979.
Holinger, Paul C. and Tubesing, Donald A.: Models of health and wholeness. Journal of Religion and Health 18:203-212, 1979.
Holinger, Paul C.; Holinger, Lauren D.; Holinger, Susan W.: Seilbel, Josephine; and Holinger, Paul H.: Psychiatric manifestations of the post-thyroidectomy bilateral abductor vocal cord paralysis syndrome: Cases and theoretical issues. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 168:46-49, 1980
Holinger, Paul C.: Violent deaths as a leading cause of mortality: An epidemiologic study of suicide, homicide, and accidents. American Journal of Psychiatry 137:472-476, 1980.
Holinger, Paul C.: Pastoral care of the severely emotionally distressed: An overview of potential roles in the clinical setting. Pastoral Psychology 29:134-148, 1980.
Holinger, Paul C.: The pastoral care of severe emotional distress: Clinical situations and emergencies. The Journal of Pastoral Care 34:177-189, 1980.
Holinger, Paul C. and Offer, D.: Perspectives on suicide in adolescence. In Research in Community and Mental Health, Volume 2 (R. Simmons, ed.), Greenwich, CT, JAI Press, Inc., 1981, pp. 139-157.
Holinger, Paul C.; Holinger, L. D.; Seibel, J.; Holinger, S. W.; Holinger, P. H.: Vocal cord paralysis and psychopathology: Data and clinical issues. Archives of Otolaryngology 107:33-36, 1981.
Holinger, Paul C.: Self-destructiveness among the young: An epidemiological study of violent deaths. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 27:277-282, 1981.
Holinger, Paul C.: The church’s response to the severely emotionally distressed. Journal of Religion and Health 20:87-99, 1981.
Holinger, Paul C., and Offer, Dan: Prediction of adolescent suicide: A population model. American Journal of Psychiatry 139:302-307, 1982.
Holinger, Paul C., and Klemen, Elaine H.: Violent deaths in the United States, 1900-1975: Relationships between suicide, homicide, and accidental deaths. Social Science and Medicine 16:1929-1938, 1982.
Holinger, P. C. and Offer, D.: Toward the prediction of violent deaths among the young. In Suicide in the Young (Sudak, H., et al. eds.), Boston, Wright PSG, 1984, pp. 15-29.
Holinger, P. C. and Luke, K. W.: The epidemiologic patterns of self-destructiveness in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. In Suicide in the Young (Sudak, H., et al. eds.), Boston, Wright PSG, 1984, pp. 97-114.
Holinger, Paul C., Holinger, Dorothy P., Sandlow, Jay: Violent deaths among children in the United States, 1900-1980: An epidemiologic study of suicide, homicide and accidental deaths among 5-14 year olds. Pediatrician: International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health 12:11-19, 1983-1985.
Holinger, P. C., Offer, D.: The epidemiology of suicide, homicide, and accidents among adolescents, 1900-1980: Trends and potential prediction. In Advances in Adolescent Mental health (Feldman and Stiffman, eds.), Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1986, pp. 119-145.
Holinger, Paul C.; Offer, Dan; Ostrov, Eric: Suicide and homicide in the United States: An epidemiologic study of violent deaths, population changes, and the potential for prediction. American Journal of Psychiatry 144: 215-219, 1987.
Holinger, Paul C.; Litman, Robert E.; Waltzer, Herbert: Spotting the potential suicide. Patient Care 21:62-80, 1987.
Rosenberg, Mark L; Gelles, Richard J.; Holinger, Paul C.; et al.: Violence: Homicide, Assault and Suicide. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 3(No.5-Supplement): 164-178, 1987. (Also published in: Closing The Gap: The Burden of Unnecessary Illness [Amler RW, Dull HB, eds.]. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987, pp. 164-178).
Holinger, Paul C; Offer, Dan; Zola, Mark A.: A prediction model of suicide among youth. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 176:275-279, 1988.
Greenberg, R.; Holinger, P. C.; Litt, I. F.; Masland, R. P.: Depression in adolescents. Patient Care 22:65-81, 1988.
Holinger, Paul C.: A developmental perspective on psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. American Journal of Psychiatry 146:1404-1412, 1989.
Holinger, Paul C.; Offer, Dan: Sociodemographic, epidemiologic, and individual attributes. In Report of the Secretary’s Task Force on Youth Suicide. Volume 2: Risk Factors for Youth Suicide. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, DHHS Pub. No. (ADM) 89-1622. Washington DC: Supt. of Docs., US Govt. Printing Office, 1989, pp. 19-33.
Holinger, Paul C.: Epidemiologic issues in youth suicide. In Suicide Among Youth: Perspectives on Risk and Prevention (C. Pfeffer, ed.), Washington DC, American Psychiatric Press, 1989, pp. 41-62.
Winnicott, Donald W. "Hate in the Countertransference." International Journal of Psychoanalysis 303, 1949. Also in Winnicott’s Through Paediatrics to Psycho-Analysis: Collected Papers, Brunner/Mazel, 1992, pages 194-203.
Winnicott, Donald W. Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena. In Through Paediatrics to Psycho-Analysis: Collected Papers (D.W. Winnicott), Brunner/Mazel, 1992, pages 229-242. Originally published in International Journal of Psychoanalysis 34, 1953.
Donald W. Winnicott “Ego Distortion in Terms of True and False Self” in Winnicott’s The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development. New York: International Universities Press, 1965, pages 140-152.
Stephen Jay Gould (1993). “The golden rule: A proper scale for our environmental crisis” in Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History (WW Norton), pages 41-51.
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